About Coach Kelley
Coaching record and accomplishments:
Currently the Head Football Coach at NCAA D1 FCS Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina. Was named to that position in May 2021. Coach Kelley is looking forward to bringing his different style of play to the D1 College Game.
-Spent the last 18 years as head coach at Pulaski Academy (through May 2021). 216-29-1 record as a head coach. Multiple Coach of the Year Honors. During the first 14 years, PA made the quarterfinals of the state playoffs all 18 times, the semifinals 15 times, the championship game 12 times, and won 9 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS, the most recent in December of 2019. In the state championship years (not games) of 2008, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020 PA punted a total of 6 times. Highlights include being featured in an ESPN 30 for 30 “short” after beating Dallas Highland Park powerhouse (6A school in Texas) that ended the longest home winning streak in the US (they had not lost since 1999 at home).
Named the 2016 USA Today National Football Coach of the Year.
Before becoming the head coach at Pulaski Academy, the Varsity Football team had only been to the semifinals three times in the history of the school and never past that point.
FEATURED SPEAKER ENGAGEMENTS:
Walker Dunlop Financial Services
Ticketmaster Keynote Speaker
MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference (2009 & 2014)
Tulsa Tube Bending
Adidas National HQ
Adidas East Coast Division, Adidas Creative Dept Portland
Hatcher Insurance Group (2014 & 2016)
Woodland Partners Real Estate –Atlanta and Boston